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Reaffirmations Friday – April 22nd

Whether you’re a church Pastor, directing a ministry, or simply a volunteer, you most likely don’t have too much time during your day to keep up with what’s being written or discussed around key ministry topics like developing discipleship, increasing participation or building stronger church community.
But, that’s OK! Because every week, we’ll round up of some of the most helpful and inspirational news and articles published on the web and give them to you here, in one centralized place as part of our “Reaffirmations Friday.”
Here are the top ministry blogs and articles this week detailing anything you may have missed.
6 Ways to Lower Your Volunteer Turnover Rate
Volunteers are key to the health and growth of every church or ministry. They can draw people in, make people want to be a part of the vision, and keep the weekend services running smoothly… Written by Kendal Drinkwine
Vision: An Odd but Necessary Thing
Vision is an odd thing. Some Christian leaders find vision to be elusive. Others have great ideas about vision but are unable to apply them. And then there are leaders who think vision isn’t important as long as they are faithful and work hard at ministry… Written by Ed Stetzer
Is Hiring Family Members a Good Idea?
… This is a common topic in church staffing and is often loaded with a “back story” that is worthy of a screenplay and might even make a good reality TV show. Without knowing your full story it’s dangerous to give general guidance and principles, but I will offer my best thoughts from years of experience… Written by Dan Reiland
5 Simple Twitter Tips for Churches
Social media is ever-changing, and churches need to be aware of the way they are perceived online. I oversee our branding here at Vanderbloemen, and I spend a lot of time on social media interacting with our clients and candidates… Written by Holly Tate
Seven Questions a Pastor Should Ask a Church Before He Says “Yes”
You have been selected to be one of the finalists to be considered as the pastor of a church. Perhaps you are the lone finalist. You have answered a plethora of questions. The church has done a legal background check on you, a credit check, and a social media check … Written by Thom S. Rainer
The Greatest Challenge of Leadership
Who is the most important person you can lead? Would you say it’s your followers, peers, or boss? After over a decade of being a student of leadership and being in a variety of leadership roles, I’ve found it’s none of those people… Written by Dan Black
Is there are article you saw this week that you think should have made this list? Let us know!

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